Silicon Valley:

Innovation, Startups and Lawyers

Online Master Class: Thursday, February 20th - 7:00pm CET

Why is Silicon Valley the nest for inspiring ideas that turn into businesses that change the world? How are great innovative companies founded and developed in Silicon Valley? Questions like these will be answered in this Master Class.

Get inspired to innovate and change the way you look at business, whether inside a Law Firm or any Company, by listening firsthand to the experiences of two Innovation experts that also happen to be lawyers: Martí Manent, Founder and Executive President of & IE Law School Professor and Marisa Moret, Managing Attorney and Chief of Staff of the San Francisco City Hall.

Marti and Marisa will start the Master Class by reviewing what Silicon Valley is all about: how it started and why it is the world's Innovation hub. They will then tell their eye opening stories of how they are both Lawyers and Pioneers in Innovation, constantly reinventing their ways of working in the startup and legal environment

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Click here to register for the Online Master Class. The day before the event, you will receive an email with details about how to log in.


WHEN: Thursday, February 20th at 7:00 pm CET

WHERE: Online. The day before the event, you will receive an email with details about how to log in.

More on the Faculty of this Master Class:

Martí Manent

Martí is a professor at the IE Law School where he teaches Abogado 2.0. Martí served as the Director of IE’s inaugural Legal Bridge to Silicon Valley. Martí is the founder and CEO of and the largest law firm directory in Spanish. Prior to starting his own business, Martí practiced law in the corporate and financial department of Garrigues Abogados. Martí is a graduate of CEU Abat Oliva University and IE Law School.

Marisa Moret

Marisa has over 20 years of experience as a lawyer and advisor to businesses, entrepreneurs and government officials. Through her extensive network in the Bay Area, Marisa was instrumental in advising IE and coordinating the inaugural edition of Legal Bridge to Silicon Valley which enabled participants to meet with leaders at some of the most innovative and globally recognized businesses. Marisa's contacts and connections in the business and political arenas are a true asset to the Legal Bridge program and give participants unique access to some of the best minds in the business, technology and political worlds. Marisa is a graduate of Georgetown University and UCLA Law School

About the Program: "Legal Bridge to Silicon Valley"

This program's objective is to teach you firsthand from some of the largest technology companies and their legal departments, bay area law firms and legal professionals, emerging companies and start ups, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists.

Participants will gain inspiration and ideas from the best to become entrepreneurs, or to foster innovation within their companies by acquiring a 360 view of how business is made in Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area.

It is an interactive, hands-on experience where you will see how business leaders, managers and lawyers run their companies; how market forces influence their decisions, and what they perceive as current and future challenges and opportunities.

This year, the program will be held from the 24th to the 28th of March.

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